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Questions about Chinese people, events, customs and cultures, including the various Chinese dynasties in existence throughout nearly 5000 years of China's history.
Viewpoint 1: Self-defence of ChineseThey wanted to keep a 'safe zone' so that no countries would interrupt its internal reconstruction to a communist country. Countries might use this as a chance to overthrow the CCP and change China into a democratic state. It did not want to get into the war in th…
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It can't be proved for certain but he had always been healthy and suddenly it was announced that he had died. He was a reformer and was opposed by the Dowager Empress Tzu Tzi who had dominated the government for many years. She was very old and dying herself. After his death was announced she issued…
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Xuan Tong's Successor Emperor XuanTong's name is Puyi. Puyi was enthroned at the age of three in 1908 by West Empress Dowager, Cixi, who was the actual ruler of China at that time. XuanTong was the reign name. He was forced to give up the throne by Yuan Shikai, a general and careerist, after Xinh…
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A half brother PU REN of Pu Yi is still alive and one of his sisters, though seriously ill. Pu Yi had no children but has nephews and nieces, among them princess Sheng-yun, now Mrs Kosei Fukunaga in Japan, daughter of his brother Pu Chieh.Who knows names and addresses of other members of the Qing (M…
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Very simply, the Treaty of Nanking was the first of the unequal treaties between the West and China. It is widely argued that the Treaty was one factor which led to the political instability of China and eventual overthrow of the Manchu dynasty, as foreign powers increasingly encroached on Chinese s…
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To be quite honest, there were no positive effects of China being conquered by foreign interests. True, the open door policy meant that China would trade with the world, but the Chinese didn't want to do that... ANYTHING that China was MADE TO DO DUE TO IMPERIALISM only benefited those who conquered…
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15 years, but ended shortly after the first emperors death.
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it has made us vunarable to attack from other Asian countries!!
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easy: comunism It should be noted that the ending of what was called the Age of Imperialism, occurred roughly around the time of the beginning of WWI. Starting a little earlier in about 1911, China went into a protracted period of civil war and revolution which eventually culminated in the forma…
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China tried to resist European influence, while Japan accepted and decided to flourish in the ways of the European. They decide to apdopt European way of governing and technology as well.
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Famous Chinese Explorer there were no chinese explorers zxcvvv
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I don't know about ancient, but in the early 1400s the admiral Cheng Ho, in a series of seven voyages, explored and made diplomatic contact with south east asia, India, the Persian Gulf, Africa and the islands of the Pacific. Michael Montagne There was a diplomatic mission carried out by Zhang Chen …
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During the 40's it was Mao ZeDun against Chan Kaishi(NAtionalist). Chan Kaishi was supported by the Americans and Mao by the communist Soviet Union. However, Chan mad only one but Great error. He had almost entirely defeated the communist gorrilas when the Japaneses invaded China. Chan thought that …
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Need more info. Are you talking about the war between China and Japan(1937-1945)?  Plenty of Wars that China has been involved in internally & foreign over thousands of years. You would need to provide dates to be sure you get the answer you're looking for.The outcome of the Chinese civil …
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+ + + He didn't. Under his bloody rule tens of millions of Chinese were killed. All vestiges of freedom were snuffed out. Chinese culture was so warped it almost ceased to exist. The Chinese economy was set back decades from where it had been.
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The Open Door principle was established in the late 1800s and early 1900s to allow equal access to previously established ports, and any trade or commerce opportunities in China among a group of countries. It also worked to protect Chinese sovereignty, allowed for the Chinese to collect tariffs, and…
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china became more of a unified country because they are not in a bad economic situation, and they can now have more than one children per family.
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In fact, protests against Japan in China were sustained all the years,not only in 2005. Anti-Japanese emotions are quite common in China these years. The reasons why protests even demonstrations took place were three :1, The former Prime Minister of Japan, Koizumi Junichiro, continually visited Yasu…
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Japan seized Manchuria, and a pro-Japanese government proceeded to take over in 1945 the social issues of multiple cultures that existed. Chinese, Koreans, Mongols,Japanese,and White Russians were all apart of minority in New Munchus Japan.
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Answer We can't determine the model from the serial number, but with such a high number, I'm betting on a model 94 and if I'm right about that it was manufactured in 1971. Value will depend on the model and condition, but Winchesters made after 1964 are not considered collectable, so it will be v…
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Pretty much the same as today. Cooking, cleaning, watching the children, making clothes, laundry, dishes, bearing children, and teaching her girls how to cook and clean. That was just the wives. Women existed who were professial party-goers, entertaining rich men and their 'needs'. They satisfied …
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Communism has never existed in the People's Republic of China. The official economic model utilized in China is the "Socialist market economy" or "Socialism with Chinese characteristics", which is actually just a state capitalist economy based on state-owned enterprises and free-markets. The gover…
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The paper was inveted by the Chinese so that they could write smoothlyIt probably invented paper to record thing they traded, what they produced, and other thing.Before they had used paper for writing they actually used it for clothing such a jackets and shoes and other things
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560 - 490 BCEHistorians have differing opinions on the precise date of the Buddha's birth but it was around the year 500BCE. He was born into a noble family in Lumbini, an area that today lies in the South of Nepal.
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Road Dogg quit WWE and I don't think he's wrestling anymore, unless he's on TNA or FWA or something  He's in TNA as BG James. He was part of the faction 3live kru but then Kip James (aka the Outlaw aka Billy Gunn) came in and decided to have a little reunion. TNA really needs to get better sto…
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First we should clarify whether we are talking about Chinese imperialism or non-Chinese imperialism imposed upon China. China expanded practically to its current boundaries over two thousand years ago. Over the years, it has fragmented and re-grouped, and for a very brief time, dispatched organized …
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Lots of different factors, but per capita income can give a rough indication of people's standards of living. But basically every aspect of your life needs to be measured to produce a completely accurate measurement.
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Most people who moved to China during the Age of Imperialism (especially from Europe, the USA, and Japan) did so in order to trade goods with the Qing Empire, not always with that empire's consent.
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Two Viewpoints From the Chinese Government and People From China's perspective, there is only one China in the world. Taiwan has been a part of China for hundreds of years. They speak the same language, celebrate the same festivals, and have almost the same culture. The present situation of s…
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Answer The Republic of China was established in 1912 with Dr Sun Yat-sen as the provisional president. The first leader of the People's Republic of China was Mao ZeDong (previously Romanised as Mao Tse Tung)
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Many Chinese citizens actually blamed the government for the problems that they faced. They reacted by starting riots and opposing the govt. Also they cut trades back. EDIT: Yes, many Chinese citizens did blame the government due to its weak power for not being able to protect its people. The Chin…
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Well, there once was a prince who's name was Siddhartha Gautama who lived inside his palace for his whole life until his was either 30 or higher. He never saw a dead person, never saw someone suffer. One day, he decided to travel outside to see what it was like. He saw an old man with no home, and h…
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Answer They are escaping from poverties and war during the 2 Opium Wars and Taiping Revolution. Some also had little land left due to inheritance law which divided land for many descendants. Some of them didn't even have land and worked for others as labourers. Also, China had a population which…
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Answer China remained neutral between 1914 and 1917, but declared a war against the Alliance in 1917.
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Mao Tse-Tung, some spell it as Mao Zhe Dong. Mao Zedung was the leader of the Chinese communists. Mao Zedong is the most used way. It follows the rule of Pinyin which is based on mandarin which is the most spoken language on earth (1.2 billion)
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he was a founder of the Chinese government
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China is an ancient country, with thousands of years of history which lay a rich basis for the lives of its inhabitants today. While some of the ancient Chinese myths and cultural traditions have been forgotten or are no longer observed, many of them are still remembered and incorporated into everyd…
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Civilization of the modern day "China" has been dated back to 1600 b.c. (before Christ). China was never called China nor did the people refer to themselves as Chinese until the Qin Dynasty (Qin pronounced Chin). It was not until the warring states which eventually permanently unified all the dynas…
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Everyday things Chopsticks, squat toilets, Yuan ( RMB or Chinese currency ) some common things just like the things you use in your country.
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Making Chinese Crafts Try going to the library and finding a book of international crafts. There might be some Chinese things in it. *You could also do a "Chinese Crafts" search on the Internet. It should have some things you could use. Another search you might try is "making Chinese crafts." M…
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Answer Mao Zedong .
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The Chinese writing system is pictorial. That means that the characters actually started off as pictures and then evolved to the characters of today. Although many of the pictures are unrecognizable, you can still see the roots in some characters. Take for instance the radical for water in Chinese …
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they saw UN troops as a threat
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To eliminate his political opponents.
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The Japanese had an imperialist attitude toward China and sought to dominate it economically and politically. It believed it could take advantage of China's lack of military superiority to achieve its gains. It especially hoped to exploit China's natural resources, and utilize its labor force. The e…
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The death of Mao Ze Dong and the rise of Deng Xiao Ping. China ceased to be isolationist and started to participate in the world market. As a newly industrializing country with the largest population and large amounts of resources, manufacturing quickly sped off the charts and the world market start…
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The Cultural Revolution is not a really revolution. It's just an excuse to make sure communism can be built smoothly.The chairman, Mao Zedong thought that some people were not in favour of communism, and they may even want to restore the Qing Dynasty.So the Cultural Revolution was exactly for killi…
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The first Chinese rocket was basically numerous arrows put in a tube with gunpowder near the bottom and then ignited for propulsion of the arrows
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Chiang Kai-Shek took over the Kuomingtang after Sun Yat-Sen's death. He eventually reunited China in 1928. During the 1920's he did not trust the Communist party and purged them from all government positions. He was the President and commander in chief of all the Chinese forces during WW2 and the Ch…
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It is very strange, especially considering the U.S. ban on trading with Cuba because it is a Communist Country Corrupt corporations and politiicians have selective ethics and values. Money and the craving for power influence these ethics and values by an inordinate number of blatantly false and…
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The Chinese came to America because they felt they lacked opportunity in China, and they also came to the Americas to acquire vast knowledge about scientific achievements in the Americas. Another main reason is they felt that they had more opportunities in the Americas. They also came because of th…
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1. The open door policy was a positive result because it "opened the doors" to the future. The open door policy created the travel of ideas between many different imperial powers. It also allowed trade with other nations thus growing China's economy.2. Introduced modern society- weapons, manufactu…
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The total time span was many centuries. There are many parts to the Great Wall and different emperors had different parts built. The first parts were completed about 200 BC and the last parts were added over 200 years during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The most recent rebuilding appears to have be…
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Yes. People's Republic of China is ruling by Communist Party of China. With the theory of democratic centralism, China adopted one-party-ruling political system without presidential-elections as western countries. President of China is elected in People's Congress. Most Chinese are comparatively sat…
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AnswerI don't know when Daoism was founded, but I know when Laozi was born. He was on September 14th 604 BC in the country of K'u in the kingdom of Ch'u.  AnswerTaoism was founded by Lao Tzu (Laozi), who is thought to have lived sometime during the fourth, fifth, or sixth centuries BC. There i…
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Answer Ghenghis Khan conquered China and established the Chinese Yuan Dynasty. Ghenghis Khan became an emperor in the Chinese tradition and established a court at Peking.
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yes they do
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China today is poor because of many, many reasons, but in short, due to over 350 years of mismanagement, political neglect and war. China have always been one of the largest and earliest power-base of invention. Gunpowder, paper, printing press etc, etc. But one of the problems with china, is the id…
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I lost my virginity when I was 14 and I though I was the sh*t. I had a laundry list of girls that I had been with by the time I was in college. Then, I grew up and realized how stupid that was and now I'm embarrassed to tell anyone.   Not really. Pretty stupid to risk throwing your life away…
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Chinese government is one party socialist type. The current president of China is Xi Jinping. He assumed office of President on 14 March 2013.
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The inventor of the printing press was Gutenberg and it was invented in Germany in 1440, and in 1041 an inventer by the name Bi Sheng did in China.
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who makes the laws in china
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Chinese New Year is the first day of a year in the traditional Chinese calendar based on the lunar calendar. The date differs every year, but it is usually celebrated in January or February. In 2009 it was on January 26th. In 2010, it was Feb 14th.On the first day of the first lunar month of each y…
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China is an ancient civilization, however, many civilizations are much older. Iran is the oldest civilization on Earth -- 1,000 years older than China. Although the Chinese did invent some things, most notably gun powder, many of the inventions claimed by China were actually invented elsewhere. For …
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During the Early Middle Ages (476-1000), clothing tended to be simple and somber for nearly everyone. And this trend continued for peasants for the whole period. The cut of the clothing was derived from that of ancient Rome, with tunics predominating, though in northern areas, people wore breeches, …
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Parts of the Great Wall was already built by the various warring states before the first emperor of China, Qin Shi-Huang united China. However, Qin Shi Huang connected the various walls of different states and extended it, and hence often he is known as the person who built the Great Wall of China. …
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to decide your death.
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All of the mountains, including Mt. Everest, helped protect the ancient Chinese people from invasion. There were very few ways to get into China and all of them were difficult.
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The modern seismograph is much more accurate due to technological advancements and progress in Science
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The Chinese spelling for 'angel' is 天使.The Pinyin is tian1 shi3You can also use the transliteration of "angel" in Chinese which is 安琪儿, the pinyin is an1 qi2 er3, it is usually used as a term of endearment in Chinese, especially used for girls.
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because of what both Deng xiao peng and Mao tsetung did but communsim will rerise there The above answer is idiotic. The truth is China, under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping, abandoned communism in favor of a market economy. Deng was an economist and saw the complete disaster that was Mao's policie…
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Chinese is the main language ofChina.And angel in Chinese is written 天使 tian shi.
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They invented it in 300-500BC
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Perhaps the most well-known of China's ancient sages, Confucius (circa 551-480 BC/BCE) was in his own lifetime respected for his diligent service as a government official, his personal character, and his educational and intellectual abilities, along with his wisdom-filled writings. In later ages, hi…
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If invaders tried to go by river to invade China, they would get stopped by wind and the hard tide.
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The invention of Chinese writing has become legendary and therefore unreliable. There are five men attributed to the development: Yong se DalngLesun ma LaSon Sal MalanTang Sha MoaHan Goya Pai
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it affected the religious traditions of taoism and Confucianism
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They stole women from other pirate ships and then took a dump on the mens chest.
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They ate people alive they started eating people from their butt so their victim suffered they tried to turture there victims as much as possible then they threw there victims of the Chinese wall. Is that answer good enoungh? Um actually no it's not, plus this is totally fake, and not to mention y…
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The rise of Communism in China is largely due to a man named Mao Zedong. He was poorly educated as a child but highly intelligent. Zedong left home and had become a member of the Nationalist Army as the Revolution began around 1911. He was soon introduced to and became powerfully influenced by the p…
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Shi huangdi was the first emperor of china.He united china china for the first time.He built roads and canals and started to the great wall of china. He also made a standard system of laws, money, weights, and writing system in china.
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The general response of China to pressures from the Colonial Powers of the West in the 15th to 18th centuries was to close its doors: it was not interested in engaging in any systematic trading with the West. Soon, however, very limited trade was allowed, although mainly confined to strictly control…
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the year of Jackie Chan
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There are 200 Landmarks in China, The Great Wall is 1 Major.
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The name "Wall" is a misnomer. There are dozens of sections that were built by several dynasties over the centuries. Therefore there are dozens of starts and ends. It was always discontinuous, being built for various reasons, out of various materials, by various cultures, in various locations. newte…
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Answer Tibet has become a part of China ever since Yuan Dynasty during 13th Century. Tibet was a feudal society ruled by lamas and China finally decided to change all this after the Communists came into power.
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Well that depends, there are several different kinds, They have the old style, still used by the die-hards (older Chinese communities) which refer to the 2/5, in Japan its the same only they have the 1/5 style, for that matter, both Nations use the 1/5. In japan its called a Soroban, in China its ca…
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During this time, Japan ratified a puppet regime in the Northern section of China known as Manchuria. The Japanese elected Puyi, the dethroned Emperor of the Qing Dynasty, as their leader.
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Genghis Khan died on August 18, 1227 at the age of 65.
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In modern times, the same thing you'd find in America. Jeans and a t-shirt, sweats, etc.Though, there are also regional differences of course. You wouldn't be wearing just a pair of sweats in Harbin as its winters are brutal.In ancient times, you'd have to specify region.
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Widespread famine Effects of Great Leap Forward Great Leap Forward consequences are mainly divided into 3 factors Decreased Production Starvation of people Challenges to Mao Zedong's position Production decreased due to poor arrangement of work where most men were called to either build the inf…
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The Ones With All The Rabbits . :)
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It was in 1949 when Mao Zedong came into power. Before World War II and the Chinese Civil War (1946-49), when the Chinese Communists under Mao Zedong were able to oust Chiang Kai Shek and the Guomindang (Chinese NAtionalist Party). The new government vowed to create a new china, molded along Marxis…
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A scholar spends most of their time studying to learn as much as they can about a particular subject. A scholar might be a student or someone who has already graduated that is very knowledgeable in their field. Their main job is to go out into the world and do good things by contributing to their fi…
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